Rescue crews are trying to find a man who jumped off a boat at Lake Mead National Entertainment Location Sunday afternoon, park officials said.
The rescue group was about to make use of finder in the search, park service spokeswoman Christie Vanover stated about 4:15 p.m.
. The 24-year-old North Las Vegas male was putting on a life vest when he jumped, however it came off when he struck the water, park service spokeswoman Christie Vanover stated. He wasn’t seen coming back up.
National Park Service Rangers, and teams from the USA Coast Guard and Nevada Department of Wildlife were browsing near Boulder Basin, Vanover stated.
The guy is thought to be about a half mile from the shoreline, Vanover said. The location is 80 to 160-feet deep.
It was at first believed that the man they are looking for was 35 years old.
This is a developing story. Examine back for updates.
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